Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
with campaign scheduleds. both vice president joe biden and mitt romney canceled rallies in virginia beach, virginia, this weekend. as nancy cordes reports, president obama received a fema briefing the storm before laeg for new hampshire. >> we're not going to be able to be in virginia tomorrow. we're going to go to ohio instead. >> reporter: hurricane susan is forcing both campaigns to make ajumps. mitt romney canceled three haven'ts in virginia. vice president biden and first lady mivelobama also called off rallies. >> 10 days, new hampshire, 10 days! >> reporter: after getting briefed on the storm today, president obama took his hunt for votes to the live free or die states where he told a group of local teamsters new hampshire's four electoral votes could make all the difference. >> it's very clear that the other side doesn't believe. >> reporter: governor romney spent the day in all-important florida, in pensacola, home to a major nave air station, romney brought up a sore spot from the final debate. >> i made the point our navy is now smaller than any time, well, in almost 100 years.
Oct 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
campaign raised a total of $558 million. romney raised $357 million. and that is not including money raised by all the independent groups. for now, both candidates are in seclusion, preparing for monday's final debate. jan crawford is at the debate site in boca raton, florida. good evening, jan. >> reporter: good evening, rebecca. with just 17 days left until election day what we're seeing is the attacks getting sharper and more personal. with both of the candidates doing that debate prep, the vice president today stepped into the void and he kept slugging. >> i don't blame that baby for crying. that baby-- that baby-- that baby knows what's in store for him or her. if romney wins. >> reporter: in florida, the vice president pulled out his greatest hits as he delivered a montage of campaign attacks. >> the president has a new term. he callses it rom nearbyia. >> reporter: he even brought out an old one, romney's investment history. >> it's a lot more than a swiss bank account. it's i lot more than his accounts in the grandica men islands. it's about being out of touch. >> reporter: the romn
Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, good evening, jeff. romney and the president sent most of the day doing debate prep getting ready for tomorrow night on that stage, big foreign policy showdown. but romney did take a break today to go out and hud well his campaign team which played a game of football against a-- on the beach. >> reporter: romney did a coin toss, and jokingly coached his team in the huddle. >> figure out which player is best and take him out early. >> and went back to his hotel for more debate prep. last night he held his final fund-raiser as new figures show the two campaigns are on pace to spend a combined $1 billion on the race. through september the obama campaign had raised a total of $558 million, and had spent a total of $462 million. romney's campaign had raised $357 million, and spent $294 million. but outside spending from independent groups favors romney to to -- two-to-one and erases the president's money advantage. the race now a dead heat. expectations are high for the third and final debate. this one on foreign policy and moderated by cbs's bob schieffer. with the candidates off the